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Goodwill receives $5.7 million grant to help those in need

Goodwill receives $5.7 million grant to help those in need

ATLANTA -- Good news is coming for many Georgians who are struggling to find jobs.

U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis recently announced that Goodwill of North Georgia will receive $5,724,222 to help people with barriers to employment, namely ex-offenders and low-income non-custodial parents, obtain the skills they need to find work.

The funds will go toward an Enhanced Transitional Jobs Demonstration program, which offers temporary paid work experiences to more than 3,500 people nationwide. The program improves participants' employability, earnings and opportunities for advancement, not to mention their self-sufficiency and long-term success in the workforce.

"This grant provides needed support to individuals who face significant obstacles to employment," Solis said.

Have a 'Goofy' weekend with Disney World and Perimeter Mall

Have a 'Goofy' weekend with Disney World and Perimeter Mall

ATLANTA -- There's no need to drive to Orlando to get the Disney World experience this weekend.

Through its Let the Memories Begin tour campaign, Disney World is bringing Goofy and his magical crew to Metro Atlanta to spread happiness, memories and, of course, pixie dust.

After stopping by the 11Alive studio Friday morning to chat with the anchors and help Chesley give the weekend weather, Goofy moved on to Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta.

The tour will be at Perimeter Mall (4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody) from noon until 8 p.m.

Deals of the Day: BOGO pizza, subs, roast beef & more!

Deals of the Day: BOGO pizza, subs, roast beef & more!

ATLANTA -- You can snag buy one, get one free deals on a Cici's adult pizza buffet, Quiznos sub sandwiches, Arby's roast beef sandwiches plus save half off Atlanta Braves tickets.  The Braves are also offering free tickets for military personnel.

Plus, you can still get in on an AirTran airfare sale with one-way fares starting as low as $40.  Find more details in the Deals of the Day on Atlanta MomsLikeMe.com.

Always Best Care Senior Services opens in Dunwoody

Always Best Care Senior Services opens in Dunwoody

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Always Best Care Senior Services has officially opened in Dunwoody.

Owner Taylor Grout and members of the community held a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, June 15 at Plantation South Assisted Living (4594 Barclay Drive).

During the ceremony, Grout expressed his goal for the seniors he assists to be "happy, healthy, safe and as independent as possible."

"I am thrilled to announce that we have awarded our newest franchise to a person of Taylor Grout's character and capabilities," said Michael Newman, founder and CEO of the Roseville, California-based Always Best Care. "Mr.

LOCAL PROFILE: Georgia's Country Music Scene

LOCAL PROFILE: Georgia's Country Music Scene

ATLANTA – According to the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau, “country music is a perennial Southern favorite in Atlanta and it won’t disappoint”. The music, which has its roots in the south, is known as a blend of, both, traditional and popular music. The country music genre gained widespread popularity around the mid-1900’s as music known as “hillbilly” or old-time music began to decline. Hillbilly music was a genre of music native to the people of the Ozarks. The music was usually played on acoustic instrument like a guitar or a banjo.

Over the years, old-time music changed however most of the lyrical content and instrumentation stayed the same. As it evolved, the arrangement of instruments grew to include the electronic keyboard, drums, the bass, fiddle and the harmonica.

Edible Arrangements opens in Dunwoody

Edible Arrangements opens in Dunwoody

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- The Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a recent ribbon cutting for Edible Arrangements at 4780 Ashford Dunwoody Road.

"We are so pleased to be officially joining the Dunwoody community with this ribbon cutting," said Alka Sardar, owner of Edible Arrangements. "Our dream of launching this business has come true, and we are honored to have this opportunity. We invite the communtiy to come visit us any time."

Edible Arrangements creates fruit arrangements and chocolate-dipped fruit concepts for any occasion.